Date:  Mar 30, 2024
Country/Region:  US
City:  Kansas City
Company:  Grupo Antolin MissouriLLC (MSR)




INGM10-Material Planner


Who are we:
Antolin is a leading global automotive supplier, we are experts in designing, manufacturing, and supplying innovative solutions for vehicles around the world. Our product portfolio includes trim, headliners, and acoustic systems, as well as lighting and other interior systems. We offer comprehensive solutions with a focus on quality, safety, and sustainability. Our products are used in many of the world’s leading car brands, including JLR, BMW, Toyota, Volkswagen, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, and Ford.

What we offer:
•    You will be part of a highly engaged multinational with international career opportunities.
•    We offer you a learning journey adapted to your professional experience.
•    You will work on international projects for world- renowned companies in automotive sector.
•    You can find an Open Environment to learn new technologies.
•    We can offer you a competitive salary, benefits, and valuable OEM discounts.

For our location in Kansas City, Missouri, we are seeking an Operational Excellence Transformation Coordinator in the field of interior automotive design. The focus of the position is to provide support for and guide development of continuous improvement projects in our manufacturing locations and promote understanding and practical applications of lean principles. Works with management as well as line plant staff in manufacturing, maintenance, and QA.  This role may support the Antolin Headliners Division or Plastics Division.

Building CMP Team budget, rightsizing and following it up.
Ensure team members training, polyvalence, and performance.
Balance workload for Material Planners (number of references & suppliers)
Interface with the Plants, Corporate Logistics, and the other CMP teams.
Follow up operational KPI and build improvement plans.
Propose best practices to the CMP organization and implement the ones proposed by the rest of the teams.

Hierarchical management of the CMP team, in charge of:
• Suppliers relationship.
• MRP calculation.
• Raw Materials & Components orders creation, analysis, and release.
• Components & Raw Mat stock follow-up & stock variations based on Planning or Demands updates.
• Follow-up coming projects (flows definition, materials creation, purchase documents, SOP)
• Follow-up coming EOP & EOL
• Follow up potential material shortages.
• Supplier Delivery Performance follow-up.
• GAP to stock target analysis & Stock reduction plan.
• Follow-up cycling inventories from Plants
• Components & RM returnable Packaging.
• Transport plan & Transport follow up (if no 4PL)
• Follow up Engineering Changes implementation and impact in RM/Components to avoid obsolescence – raise claims if needed

What we are looking for: 
•    Minimum 1 year experience with materials planning
•    Skilled Computer proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
•    Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills with English proficiency
•    Experience in the industrial sector, automotive industry strongly preferred.
•    Knowledge of SAP ERP a plus


Here at Antolin, we are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our workplace. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any of these protected characteristics. We encourage applications from all individuals and strongly support diversity in our workplace. We strive to create an inclusive environment for everyone, and we are committed to treating everyone in a fair and equitable manner. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment.

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City